Encouragement


Fire Pit

Fire Pit

Several weekends ago, we enjoyed some time around my neighbor’s epic fire pit. When it comes to fire pits, humans all over the planet do the exact same thing … drop what they were...


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Captain Planet

Captain Planet

When I was a kid, I used to love watching Captain Planet. “Earth! Fire! Wind! Water! Heart! … By your powers combined, I am Captain Planet!” As five kid heroes combined their environment-saving powers,...


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Look for Mercies

Over and over in God’s Word, we read of the faithfulness of God. Perhaps you aren’t feeling that right now. If you’re relating, I want to encourage you to look for mercies.  I’ve learned...


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Post Sabbatical

Post Sabbatical

This picture says it all. I’m grateful for our elders at Harvest Raleigh who initiated a Sabbatical for me, Vanessa and our kids this summer. I’m grateful for our staff team who were behind...


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Sabbatical

Sabbatical

“Sabbatical.” Common word, right? Not at all. Two years ago, our elders extended to me their desire that I take and enjoy a Sabbatical – extended rest. It will be happening this summer. Three months...


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Mastering Your Smartphone

Mastering Your Smartphone

Did you know your smartphone has more computing power than Apollo 11 that landed Americans on the moon? Did you know that alerts and notifications release the addiction-causing chemical dopamine into your brain? Even Apple...


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